ABC Axes Adam Lambert... Again!

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Seriously, ABC?!?

For the second time in as many weeks, the network has pulled the plug on an Adam Lambert appearance.

First, the singer was scheduled to appear on Good Morning America the day after his controversial American Music Awards performance. In a movie that reeked of homophobia and a double standard, Lambert was axed from the show.

Instead, he performed a perfectly clean routine on Today and has gone on to admit his AMA act "went too far."

Case closed, right? Not for ABC.

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Lambert's was scheduled to put on an outdoor concert on the December 17 installment of Jimmy Kimmel Live! - but an an ABC spokesperson confirmed today:

“We decided not to move forward with the booking at this time."

No reason was given for the cancelation, but the gig had been booked prior to the AMAs. Lambert will now perform on The Jay Leno Show on December 21.

By the way: woman-beating Chris Brown will still appear on 20/20 next week. That show airs on ABC.

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There's no problem with Adam being gay. There's a problem with Adam being too young and increasingly self-centered to know where reasonable boundaries are in any given situation. Unfortunately Adam's meteoric rise to fame wasn't matched by a similar rise in maturity. I say that the gorgeous Drake LaBry got out of that relationship just in time. Pink's performance was on FOX, not ABC. It too wasn't worthy of network display but then again, Fox isn't known for having high standards, or any standards, for that matter.

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Hey, maybe we should complain to the FCC about every single program on ABC that has anything even slightly sexually, sensually suggestive about it's content, as well as violence and bigotry. Fight fire with fire, that'll tie up their lawyers' time. I bet we could find a heck of a lot more than 1500 complainants. Double standards are not acceptable!!

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Who cares, at this point...The problem is that Adam did not address the oral sex scene....he did not apologize for the oral sex simulation. He apologized for offending anyone, but not for his actions. The male on male kiss was not the problem...it was the oral sex scene. This would be inappropriate for any network audience at any time. For people to act like it is alright, esp on a family friendly rated show,...well, that is moral-phobic....and completely hypocritical. You are offended about offending people? Really, it is stupid...

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WOOPS SORRY ABC IS STUPID JAY LENO IS ON NBC -I GUESS NBC MADE AN AWESOME MOVE JUST LIKE CBC DID-HOW COME BARBARA WALTERS WON WITH HAVING HIM ON-AND I'VE NOTICED SINCE THE AMA AWARDS THEY STILL HAVE MAD WORLD MUSIC PLAY ON GENERAL HOSPITAL BUT YOU DON'T HEAR ADAM ANYMORE SINGING THEY BETTER NOT OF GOT TO MY FAVORITE SOAP TOO.....

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you guys i don't think them canceling has anything with not wanting him -they put him on the jay leno show now and his ratings suck right now -THAT IS WHY THEY DID THAT -ABC AREN'T AS DUMB AS THEY LOOK

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Although Adam has a hundred takers for every ABC cancellation, this must be very frustrating for the executive producers and talk show hosts at GMA, Kimmel and NYE shows who have suddenly discovered that they aren't in charge. Someone with a thing about Adam is!

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Alright ABC, that's fine, let another network get the ratings. You know its' gonna happen. Bad move y'all. Bad move.

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SPOOKY TIMES FOR AMERICA !!! STOP THE CRUSADE!!!

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That is total crap that they continue to not allow him to be on their station. He did go overboard, and he has admitted it and has said that he has learned from it and wouldn't do it again. Like his song says, Whatya want from him?! He is very talented and I hope that people purchase his cd and listen to it. It is really beautiful.
Oh, and the fact that they are having Chris Brown on is absolutely ridiculous. What a farce!

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this is CRAZY, ABC i am only one person, but this 1 person will NOT be watching you again.
This is vindictive and petty. They should have cancelled everything at once then, not slowly dragging this out over weeks and weeks. Did I love his performance at the AMA's? No. Am I astounded at this witchhunt? Yes. This has actually reminded me how much i love Adam, and I will do whatever I can to support him.

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